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Circulation Weekend Supervisor
The University of Portland, Clark Library, seeks an enthusiastic partner interested in working in a collaborative environment as a part-time Circulation Weekend Supervisor. 
The Circulation Weekend Supervisor is a part of a three-person team managing the major circulation functions of the Clark Library including: student employee training in Library policies and customer service, shelving the collection, checking in and out library materials, responding to patron questions, and opening and closing the library.  The position works Thursday through Saturday.
We encourage applications from individuals whose unique backgrounds, beliefs, ideas, and life experiences will enrich the diversity of our campus community, and who demonstrate a commitment to fostering an inclusive learning environment. 
For a full job posting and information about the application process go to: https://up.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=71564
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. 
Position: Circulation Weekend Supervisor
Organization: University of Portland
Location: Portland,  OR 
United States
Salary: TBD
Posting Start Date: 9/8/2021
Date Posted: 9/8/2021
  • Manages Circulation Unit functions and processes associated with standard library procedures including but not limited to: check in, check out, placing holds, paying fines, creating patron accounts, printing, and consortial borrowing.
  • Supervises student employees and directs their work including but not limited to: stacks maintenance, reshelving, basic circulation functions, greeting patrons.
  • Serves as the back-up supervisor for student employees assigned to the Research Desk and the Digital Lab.
  • Addresses emergencies and other matters as needed during work shifts. Reports matters as necessary to Library administrators or to other offices on campus such as Physical Plant or Public Safety.
  • Serves as the lead for maintaining the Circulation Manual and documenting updated circulation policies and procedures as necessary.
  • Processes electronic and print course reserves as required to make available to students.
  • Troubleshoots computer and software equipment and refers matters as appropriate.
  • Operates a variety of standard office and library machines as needed.
  • Engages in work practices and conduct that promote and model the values and practices of excellent customer service.
  • Performs other duties related to the duties of the position or as assigned by supervisor or supervisor’s designee.
Education and Experience
  • Required: associate’s degree.
  • Required: experience working with computers
  • Preferred: bachelor’s degree; experience working with library automation systems; experience supervising student employees.
  • Or equivalent education and/or experience.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient computer skills and demonstrated experience with office software, email applications, and library automation systems; ability to quickly learn and use new technologies and applications in depth and at level of proficiency required for duties of the position.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be an effective communicator with diverse students, faculty, and staff.
  • Ability to prioritize and resolve problems with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent ability to routinely and independently exercise sound judgment in making decisions.
  • Ability to interpret, apply, and explain policies and procedures.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Supervisory experience or understanding about and ability to apply the principles of effective personnel management.

Status: This listing expires on: 12/7/2021
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Organization Information
University of Portland
5000 N. Willamette Blvd.

Portland,  OR 972123
United States
(503) 943-7420
Jane Scott